Tag Archive: Tobacco Products

May 06

FDA to Regulate New Tobacco Products, E-Cigarettes

On April 24, 2014, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its publication of newly proposed regulations pertaining to new tobacco products, as permitted by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009. The products covered under the newly-proposed regulations are any tobacco related products that fall under the statutory definition of …

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Jul 30

FDA Considering Rulemaking for Menthol Cigarettes

On July 23, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to request information regarding the agency’s regulation of menthol cigarettes. Menthol is a common flavoring additive used in tobacco products and is currently the only flavor permitted for use in cigarettes. The FDA is considering further …

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Jun 27

FDA Issues Substantially Equivalent Marketing Orders for New Tobacco Products

On June 25, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued substantially equivalent (SE) marketing orders for two new tobacco products marketed by Lorillard Tobacco Company, Newport Non-Menthol Gold Box 100s and Newport Non-Menthol Gold Box. This is the first time that the FDA has approved the marketing of new tobacco products since the …

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Apr 29

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Online Cigarette Companies

In April 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to certain online cigarette retailers, finding many of their products adulterated and misbranded in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). One of the companies is located in Indonesia but offers its cigarettes for sale to customers in the …

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Jan 22

FDA Warns Online Cigarette Retailers for Marketing Violations

In January 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (”FDA”) sent out several warning letters to online retailers of cigarettes, detailing certain marketing or product statements made that are in violation of federal laws that govern the practice. Several companies were targeted, including those with websites located at: www.smoke-cash.com and www.cheap-cig.com. A complete list of …

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